European Accelerator Deadlines

Startup Ecosystem EU offers this European Accelerator Deadline calendar as a resource to startups.

Our goal is to bring together startups, investors and innovators to learn about cutting-edge innovations and foster dynamic conversation addressing how technology is transforming Europe.

European Accelerators

European Accelerator Deadlines

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JAN – JUN | JUL – DEC


Jan

  • Climate-KIC The Accelerator program offers coaching, training, technology validation and office space in 21 support locations and 14 EU countries. Berlin, Germany; Deadline TBA
  • IMPACT Accelerator – is the accelerator made by world-renowned accelerators, global brands, and VCs. Top ten worldwide. Offering equity-free funding, top-tier acceleration, expert mentors, and more. Our aim is to boost innovation in Europe and beyond. Madrid, Spain; Deadline TBA
  • B. Braun Accelerator – The B. Braun Acceleration Program empowers startups, entrepreneurs & intrapreneurs to quickly transform ideas into successful business innovations solutions to be implemented to their different company functions (incl. ambulatory centers & hospitals) and improve processes as well as the service level and their products. Melsungen, Germany; Deadline TBA
  • Founders Factory Beauty Accelerator – Pilot opportunities and commercial contracts with L’Oreal and our wider network of beauty / retail partners. £30k cash and fundraising support (80% of our start-ups raised £500k or above during and 6 months after the program) London, UK; Deadline TBA
  • Founder’s Institute Munich – The Founder Institute focuses on helping tech or tech-enabled businesses at the pre-seed stage, including both solo-founders and teams. This includes established businesses that are pre-funding and traction, MVP and prototype-stage projects, and even part-time founders with just ideas. Munich, Germany; Deadline Jan 12, 2020
  • Grow F – Female Founders Global is a hub for entrepreneurial women that empowers, connects and supports. Our three-month program aims to kickstart highly innovative and scalable female-led ventures. This accelerator program focuses on startup development, founder development, and one-on-one support. Vienna, Wien, Austria; Deadline Jan 15, 2020
  • B-Value – el programa que impulsa la transformación del sector social a través de la innovación. Dirigido a líderes del tercer sector que trabajen en entidades sin ánimo de lucro con base en España, llega a su 4ª edición buscando ayudar a desarrollar proyectos desde una visión estratégica, diseñar nuevos modelos de generación de ingresos, profesionalizar la propuesta de valor y alejarse de los esquemas filantrópicos tradicionales. Barcelona, Spain; Deadline Jan 15, 2020
  • Bethnal Green Ventures Spring 2020 Programme – We are Europe’s leading early-stage tech for good VC. We back ambitious founders using technology to tackle big social and environmental problems that aim to radically improve millions of lives. London, UK; Deadline Jan 19, 2020
  • Rising Up in Spain – a program for foreign startups and entrepreneurs with scalable and innovative projects. Barcelona/Madrid, Spain; Deadline Jan 19, 2020
  • BerriUp  la primera aceleradora de startups con iniciativa privada del País Vasco, ha abierto la convocatoria de su décima edición. Los emprendedores disfrutarán de un programa de aceleración de cuatro meses, en los cuales contarán con: financiación 50K€, equipo de mentores, red de contactos, charlas de emprendedores, internacionalización, apoyo legal, seguimiento del proyecto, gestión de subvenciones, y espacio de coworking. La convocatoria permanecerá abierta hasta el 19 de enero de 2020 a través de la web. Deadline Jan 19, 2020
  • Founder’s Institute Oslo – The Founder Institute focuses on helping tech or tech-enabled businesses at the pre-seed stage, including both solo-founders and teams. This includes established businesses that are pre-funding and traction, MVP and prototype-stage projects, and even part-time founders with just ideas. Oslo, Norway; Deadline Jan 19, 2020
  • Founder’s Institute Warsaw – The Founder Institute focuses on helping tech or tech-enabled businesses at the pre-seed stage, including both solo-founders and teams. This includes established businesses that are pre-funding and traction, MVP and prototype-stage projects, and even part-time founders with just ideas. Warsaw, Poland; Deadline Jan 19, 2020
  • Fit 4 Start – To maximize your business’s chance of becoming successful and sustainable, Fit 4 Start offers intensive coaching, attractive pre-seed capital up to €150,000 and access to the best networks. The program is open for selected start-ups in the domains of ICT, HealthTech or Space with innovative ideas, strong motivation and high development potential. Luxembourg; Deadline Jan 20, 2020
  • PortXL – PortXL is the World’s first port acceleration program for disruptive port innovations to help change the way maritime is shaped today. Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands; Deadline TBA
  • Founder’s Institute Bucharest – The Founder Institute focuses on helping tech or tech-enabled businesses at the pre-seed stage, including both solo-founders and teams. This includes established businesses that are pre-funding and traction, MVP and prototype-stage projects, and even part-time founders with just ideas. Bucharest, Romania; Deadline Jan 26, 2020
  • Toyota Accelerator Program – Toyota Motor Europe has teamed up with ISDI Accelerator to find innovative solutions in the startup ecosystem that work in inclusive mobility. Barcelona, Spain; Deadline Jan 26, 2020
  • SpinLab – We are not just another startup accelerator. Because we’re not tied to one single entity, we’re able to offer some unique advantages that can really give your startup a strategic edge in the early phases. Leipzig, Germany; Deadline Jan 28, 2020
  • Vision Health Pioneers – Vision Health Pioneers will support 40 early-stage entrepreneurs. We are looking for mixed teams of up to 4  members to work on one amazing healthtech idea that is applicable to the German market. Berlin, Germany; Deadline Jan 31, 2020
  • DIATOMIC – The second (and final) call for application experiments aims to accelerate solutions that apply electronic components, sensors, smart objects and systems across health, agrifood and manufacturing (Industry 4.0) sectors. Total funding amount: € 1.610.000. Deadline Jan 31, 2020

Feb

  • Lloyd’s Lab – The Lloyd’s Lab is a fast-track, fast-fail environment where new concepts, ideas, and products can be tested with the support and active involvement of the world’s specialist insurance marketplace. Focusing predominantly on designing technology-driven solutions to meet the unique and rapidly changing needs of Lloyd’s market. London, UK; Deadline TBA
  • Farfetch Startup Accelerator – Dream Assembly’s mission is to support the best entrepreneurs, teams, and technology that are shaping the future of commerce. We believe that the whole luxury fashion industry, including Farfetch, can benefit from supporting the next generation of technology companies. Lisbon, PortugalDeadline Feb 5, 2020
  • Female Founders – a skill-building mentorship program run by Google for Startups. Over the course of 11 weeks, your high-potential startup will be matched with selected Google mentors to solve your growth challenges. Berlin, Germany; Deadline Feb 8, 2020
  • Startupbootcamp Commerce 2020 Accelerator – we are looking for world’s leading startups whose solutions are shaping the Future of Commerce, by disrupting the customer experience, reinventing points of sale and revolutionizing the CPG industry.  Amsterdam, Netherlands; Deadline Feb 8, 2020
  • Startup Sesame – an alliance of European tech events, helping scale-ups, investors, and corporates to engage with the startup ecosystem. Paris, France; Deadline TBA
  • Rainmaking Trade & Transport Impact Program – Trade & Transport Impact is a program designed to address real challenges within maritime, transportation, logistics & supply chain industry by helping the best startups & scaleups to connect and collaborate with world-leading corporates in the industry to bring real impact. 10 startups/scaleups will be selected for the program that provides an opportunity to forge relationships & work with the biggest companies in the industry. You can be anywhere in the world, as long as you have the time and capacity to fly to Hamburg for 5 days in total within the next 5 months. Deadline TBA
  • Bethnal Green Ventures – Bethnal Green Ventures is an early-stage investor in tech for good. London, UK; Deadline TBA
  • Novartis Cancer Startup Program – The selected startups will enter the acceleration program, which is supported and monitored by a group of high-level mentors from Novartis and the Conector network who will share their experience to support and optimize the development of their business models.  Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain; Deadline Feb 23, 2020
  • Founder’s Institute Stockholm – The Founder Institute focuses on helping tech or tech-enabled businesses at the pre-seed stage, including both solo-founders and teams. This includes established businesses that are pre-funding and traction, MVP and prototype-stage projects, and even part-time founders with just ideas. Stockholm, Sweden; Deadline Feb 23, 2020

Mar

  • Founder’s Institute Berlin – The Founder Institute focuses on helping tech or tech-enabled businesses at the pre-seed stage, including both solo-founders and teams. This includes established businesses that are pre-funding and traction, MVP and prototype-stage projects, and even part-time founders with just ideas. Berlin, Germany; Deadline Mar 1, 2020
  • Founder’s Institute Zurich – The Founder Institute focuses on helping tech or tech-enabled businesses at the pre-seed stage, including both solo-founders and teams. This includes established businesses that are pre-funding and traction, MVP and prototype-stage projects, and even part-time founders with just ideas. Zurich, Switzerland; Deadline Mar 1, 2020
  • European Social Innovation Competition – The European Social Innovation Competition is seeking early-stage ideas from social innovators, entrepreneurs, students, designers, businesses, doers, makers and change creators – anyone who has an innovative and creative idea for making the fashion industry more sustainable. Amsterdam, Netherlands; Deadline Mar 4, 2020
  • Metxa Accelerator – We support entrepreneurs investing in their ideas because we believe in innovative people and the amazing things they can do. Vitoria-gasteiz, Pais Vasco, Spain; Deadline TBA
  • dynamics – powered by MHP – the home of collaborative innovation. We’re a cultural and technological translator to facilitate partnerships between established and growing companies. Our matchmaking programs are tailored to the specific needs of startups and corporates at the various stages of their growth & innovation journeys. Coming from a VC background and with a decade of experience running both corporate and independent accelerator programs, we’ve invested in around 100 startups to date. Our extensive knowledge of the success factors and pitfalls of corporate/startup partnerships is why we built this venture with the backing of MHP – a Porsche company. Berlin, Germany; Applications accepted TBA
  • ToasterLAB – ToasterLAB is a FoodTech and AgTech business acceleration program, launched by Vitagora. ToasterLAB is a FoodTech and AgTech business acceleration program, launched by Vitagora, a leading European food business cluster. It is backed by top players from throughout the FoodTech value chain. From its base in Dijon and Paris, ToasterLAB helps promising start-ups and SMEs to scale up and industrialize their products and services and accelerate their time to market – faster, further, smarter.Dijon, Bourgogne, France; Deadline TBA
  • Accessible Transport for Berlin Challenge – Change the way Berlin moves! This is your chance to shape the future of public transport systems in Berlin and Potsdam, develop solutions to address mobility challenges and improve the lives of people such as the disabled, elderly or visually-impaired. Berlin, Germany; Deadline TBA
  • CRAASH Barcelona is looking for projects and start-ups to join the second edition of a boot camp that focuses on validating business models in the European markets of Barcelona, Paris, and Delft, as well as the US market of Boston. Participants should be part of a project in the field of medical devices, diagnosis or digital health from any European ecosystem looking to bring their product closer to the patient. The program is mostly web-based, but the travel to four on-site events will allow participants to build their network and evolve their solution. Any team of three people that have a technical lead, an entrepreneurial lead and a clinical lead with technology at technology readiness level 3 or 4 (proof of concept or proof of feasibility) can apply. Barcelona, Spain; Deadline TBA
  • Lanzadera Accelerator – Lanzadera Accelerator provides entrepreneurial solutions for entrepreneurs to implement robust business models. Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain; Deadline TBA
  • CyLon is the world’s leading cybersecurity accelerator and seed investment program. London, UK; Deadline Mar 15, 2020
  • CaixaImpulse – Fostering innovation to improve people’s health. Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain; Deadline TBA
  • Alpha Programme London – Huckletree Alpha is a 12-week-long intensive accelerator program based in London & Dublin for startups at the pre-seed stage. The Alpha Programme is a 12-week-long intensive accelerator program for startups at the pre-seed stage in London & Dublin. Each cohort benefits from relentless pitch practice, workshops led by industry superstars, real-time feedback from our community and exposure to talent, partners, clients, and investors. The program culminates with an industry dinner, allowing our entrepreneurs to form relationships with the most hands-on early-stage investors; Deadline TBA
  • EIT Health Investor Network is the first pan-European, EU-driven network solely focused on financing health innovation. his program, part of EIT Health Accelerator, aims to connect European health-oriented investors and promising start-ups through cross-border financing and co-investments. Deadline TBA

Apr

May

  • Founder’s Institute Sofia – The Founder Institute focuses on helping tech or tech-enabled businesses at the pre-seed stage, including both solo-founders and teams. This includes established businesses that are pre-funding and traction, MVP and prototype-stage projects, and even part-time founders with just ideas. Sofia, Bulgaria; Deadline May 10, 2020
  • Elevator Lab powered by Raiffeisen Bank International – a leading Fintech Partnership Program powered by Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) Vienna, Wien, Austria Deadline – TBA
  • EDF Energy Pulse Innovation Challenge 2019 – helps startups accelerate their products and services while helping to transform the energy sector. London, England, United Kingdom Deadline – TBA

Jun

  • EnergySpin – They spin the energy companies to the next level. EnergySpin started as an innovative platform to share ideas and trends and developed into a multi-corporate accelerator program, supporting startups to grow, connecting them to corporates and helping them to challenge the status quo of the industry. We believe in a clean and sustainable future. And that is why we want to help startups and enterprises reach their goals, and together build a world, where clean and affordable energy is provided for everyone. Vaasa, Western Finland, Finland; Deadline – TBA
  • SpinLab – The HHL AcceleratorSpinLab supports the growth of entrepreneurial and innovative teams who want to scale up their businesses. Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany; Deadline – TBA

European Innovation CalendarEuropean Accelerator DeadlinesEuropean Digital Health Conferences

European Accelerator Deadlines

JAN – JUN | JUL – DEC